President, Event Production Services
Apr 2020 - Present
Primary responsibilities include project management, preparing quotes and proposals, budgeting and planning productions, directing live broadcast productions, graphic design, editing, TDing, playback operation, maintaining equipment, and running day to day business operations.
Since the pandemic, Astrocasters has transitioned fully to virtual and hybrid style events and remote broadcast solutions. During this transition I have been leading our team in broadcast productions for clients in many industries including education, pharma & healthcare, government, and nonprofit.
President & Production Manager
January 2016 - Present
Primary responsibilities include production management, Broadcast and Live Streaming, Entertainment Rigging, VectorWorks design, Christie Spyder Operation, show calling, and TDing and directing broadcasts.
Experience with hotel negotiation, vendor negotiation, and vendor acquisition.
Managed production for several major events, including nonprofit events, across the United States.
Senior Project Manager
March 2018 - April 2020
Primary responsibilities include event production management, sales and client relations, warehouse and crew operations management.
Secondary responsibilities include live audio engineering, show calling, and event conceptualization.
July 2017 - March 2018
Primary responsibilities include creating and maintaining production schedules, project contact lists, and venue requests. Coordinating with audio-visual vendors. Assisting with event pre-production coordination and planning. Managing on-site event operations and production management.
Secondary responsibilities include VectorWorks CAD design, organization and maintenance of equipment inventory, and assisting with IT support.
Audio Visual TechnicianFebruary 2017 - July 2017
Primary responsibilities include live audio engineering, video and projection system setup and operation, floor and team management, client relations.
Secondary responsibilities include project management, technical directing, rigging, and VectorWorks design.
National Audio Visual
Freelance Production Manager
March 2015 - February 2017
Primary responsibilities include planning and execution of various kinds of events across the United States (conventions, business conferences, concerts & festivals, and press events), sound and lighting system setups for events and permanent installations, and rigging.
Secondary responsibilities include content editing (commercials, music videos, press releases, promotional videos, + more) live and studio audio mixing/mastering, camera operation and technical directing for live events and film productions.
Shot and edited press release with a US Senator and Health Insurance Executives.
Shot and edited recruitment video for medical care company.
Edited video from numerous business conferences including PowerPoint and presenter content.
Designed, setup, and ran full sound, lighting, and video rig for a 20,000 attendee convention.
May 2014 - April 2015
Primary responsibilities included live audio mixing for concerts, sound and lighting system design and setup, and sound system maintenance.
Secondary responsibilities included venue management, artist relations, and event planning/execution.
FOH Sound Engineer
September 2011 - September 2013
Primary responsibilities included live audio mixing for concerts, sound and lighting system setup, and sound system maintenance.
Secondary responsibilities included lighting operation, venue management, artist relations, and event planning/execution.
Town of New Milford
Media & Event Coordinator
February 2011 - May 2013
New Milford, CT
Primary responsibilities included video production (including planning, shooting, and editing), social media management, website development, live audio mixing, and event planning.
Secondary responsibilities included technical support, SEO, graphic design, marketing, and technical consulting.
Shot and edited numerous videos of concerts and other town events.